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File:Pyrus pyrifolia.jpg|thumb|right|Many varieties, such as the Nashi pear, are not "pear-shaped" The '''pear''' is any of several tree and shrub species of genus '''''Pyrus''''' , in the Family (biology)|family Rosaceae. It is also the name of the pome|pomaceous fruit of the trees. Several species of pear are valued for their edible fruit and juices, while others are cultivated as trees.
Image captionEuropean Pear branch with two pears
RegnumPlantae
Unranked divisioAngiosperms
Unranked classisEudicots
Unranked ordoRosids
OrdoRosales
FamiliaRosaceae
SubfamiliaAmygdaloideae{{cite journal | last1 = Potter | first1 = D. | year = 2007 | title = Phylogeny and classification of Rosaceae | url = | journal = Plant Systematics and Evolution | volume = 266 | issue = 1–2| pages = 5–43 | doi=10.1007/s00606-007-0539-9 | last2 = Eriksson | first2 = T. | last3 = Evans | first3 = R. C. | last4 = Oh | first4 = S. | last5 = Smedmark | first5 = J. E. E. | last6 = Morgan | first6 = D. R. | last7 = Kerr | first7 = M. | last8 = Robertson | first8 = K. R. | last9 = Arsenault | first9 = M. | last10 = Dickinson | first10 = T. A. | last11 = Campbell | first11 = C. S.|display-authors=etal}} [Referring to the subfamily by the name "Spiraeoideae"]
TribusMaleae
SubtribusMalinae
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